IDENTIFICATIONS & QUESTIONS: WEEK XI
The Monroe Doctrine*
The Republic of Texas
The Mexican War
Matthew C. Perry
Commodore George Dewey
Alfred T. Mahan
The Spanish American War
U.S. Intervention in Nicaragua
Open Door Policy*
The Roosevelt Corollary*
In what ways did the Monroe Doctrine foreshadow the imperialistic foreign policies of the late nineteenth century?
What were the ideological, poltical, and economic underpinnings of "Manifest Destiny"? What the the concerns expressed by the opponents of Manifest Destiny?
Why was so much opposition to the war with the Philippines but comparatively little to the war with Cuba?
What values lie beneath Theodore Roosevelt's statement in 1897: "I should welcome almost any war, for I think this country needs one"? Did the United States need at war at the end of the 19th century?
What were the interests that benefited from the Monroe Doctrine, the Mexican War, the Spanish-American War, and the Open Door Policy?